This presentation slide deck briefly reviews the evidence for the effectiveness of peer support specialists who provide mental health, substance use disorder, and family and caregiver support.
This reports provides a summary of key findings from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health which measures national indicators of substance use and mental health among noninstitutionalized individuals 12 and older. The national indicators focus on tobacco use, alcohol use, kratom use, illicit drug use, initiation of substance use, perceived risk from substance use, substance use disorders, major depressive episodes, any mental illness, serious mental illness, co-occurring major depressive episode and substance use disorder, and perceived recovery. Funding Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Rural Community Toolbox website, created by the Office of National Drug Control Policy, provides resources to fight addiction in rural communities. The toolbox provides information about funding opportunities and technical assistance offered by 16 federal departments and agencies.
A comprehensive report on strategies to use data to inform policies to address the opioid crisis from the Rand Corporation. The report includes a review of national opioid policy priorities, reviews existing research and commonly used data sources to support these policy priorities, categorizes and describes existing data sources, and describes challenges to using data to address opioid-related issues along with strategies to address these challenges.
This report examines how 6 state Medicaid agencies have used data to develop strategies to address the opioid crisis. The report describes how states use data from medical and pharmacy claims, prescription drug monitoring projects (PDMPS), health information exchanges (HIE) and admission, discharge and transfer (ADT) databases to identify providers and patients with problematic opioid-related behaviors and what they do to address these behaviors. Case studies of initiatives in South Dakota, Minnesota and Tennessee are featured.
The Kaiser Family Foundation’s Covid-19 resources page includes data and information on federal and state responses to the public health emergency. The site has data and charts summarizing the following:
This 4 page research brief from Altarum authored by C.N. Rhyan analyzes 2016 data to estimate the economic impact of eliminating the opioid epidemic. The analysis looks at 2 categories of impact.
The Minnesota legislature asked the state Department of Management and Budget (MMB) to do impact evaluations of certain opioid-related state grants. Staff at MMB created this two page guide to briefly explain what impact evaluations are and what is required to conduct an effective impact evaluation.
The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) is a collaborative federal-state-industry data project that provides encounter-level health care data. This link is to the dashboard for data on neonatal abstinence syndrome or neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome in newborn hospitalizations.
This website is for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s opioid data dashboard and provides data behind Pennsylvania’s response to the opioid crisis.